Mortal Kombat 1’s roster will include basic MK characters like Liu Kang, Scorpion, Sub-Zero, Raiden, Kung Lao, Kitana, Mileena, and Johnny Cage in “reimagined” type, developer NetherRealm Studios says. It will additionally characteristic a separate suite of combatants named Kameo Fighters, who can help gamers throughout matches.
And in response to a retail itemizing from Amazon Italy, Mortal Kombat 1 will additionally characteristic visitor characters like Homelander from The Boys, Peacemaker from the DC Universe, and Omni-Man from Invincible. Those characters will be included as a part of MK1’s Kombat Pack, an add-on included with the premium and collector’s version variations of the game, in response to an outline of its contents.
Alongside these hyper-violent comedian guide characters are a handful of different Mortal Kombat veterans: Quan Chi, Ermac, and Takeda, variations of whom may conceivably exist in Mortal Kombat 1’s setting.
Amazon’s itemizing additionally mentions 5 presently unannounced Kameo Fighters: Tremor, Khameleon, Mavado, and Ferra. Johnny Cage can be listed as a part of the Kameo Fighter roster, however it’s not clear primarily based on the itemizing if that’s particularly the Jean-Claude Van Damme pores and skin for Cage. Polygon has reached out to representatives for Warner Bros. to verify the retail itemizing’s accuracy and will replace when the corporate responds.
Mortal Kombat’s roster of visitor characters has usually been amusingly diverse, leaning on comedian guide, motion film, and horror movie villains and antiheroes to flesh out its roster. The most up-to-date game within the franchise, Mortal Kombat 11, featured John Rambo, RoboCop, the Terminator T-800, Spawn, and The Joker as visitor fighters. Past video games have featured God of War’s Kratos, Alien’s Xenomorph, and Friday the thirteenth’s Jason Voorhees as playable characters.
Mortal Kombat 1 will be launched on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, and Xbox Series X on Sept. 19. The twelfth mainline game in NetherRealm’s preventing game franchise sends the sequence far into the previous, with Fire God Liu Kang trying to rewrite Mortal Kombat historical past with assistance from a younger Raiden and The Great Kung Lao.